31 days in India Itinerary

31 days in India Itinerary

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31 days in India Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + train:  9​h 15​min
1
Rameswaram
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Alappuzha
— 9 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
Puri
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Kolkata (Calcutta)
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
End: Guwahati

4
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Get some historical perspective at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple and Hanuman Temple. Take a break from the city and head to Dhanushkodi Beach and Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram. Get out of town with these interesting Rameswaram side-trips: Navagraha Temple (in Devipattinam) and Ramanathapuram (Adi Jagannatha Perumal Temple, Five-Faced Hanuman Temple, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, look for gifts at Kalam Sea Shell Mart, snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram online travel planner .

Guwahati to Rameswaram is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of taxi, flight, and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ramanathapuram, Navagraha Temple
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Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Mangalanatha Swamy Temple ©
Mangalanatha Swamy Temple

5
nights
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
For shopping fun, head to Padmanabhapuram Palace or St Xavier Church. Popular historic sites such as Kanyakumari Beach and Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil are in your itinerary. Explore Kanyakumari's surroundings by going to Nagaraja Temple (in Nagercoil) and Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple (in Nanguneri). There's much more to do: make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, steep yourself in history at Chitharal Hill Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ayya Vaikundar Nizhal Thangal, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Ransom Church.

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Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nagaraja Temple, Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple, Chitharal Hill Temple, Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

9
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Take a break from the city and head to Marari Beach and Vembanad Lake. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam and Thiruvizha Sree Mahadeva Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alappuzha: Kottayam (Panachikkadu Dakshina Mookambika Saraswathi Temple, St. Dominic's Cathedral, & more), Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple (in Pathanamthitta) and Thiruvalla (Parumala Church, Paliakkara Church, & more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Alappuzha Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Forane Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kidangamparambu Sree Bhuvaneswari Temple, and stop by Pulickattil The Handicraft Shop.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Alappuzha trip planner .

Drive from Kanyakumari to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Puri.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvalla, Kottayam, Cherthala, Mavelikara, Mararikulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

5
nights
Puri

Puri ©
An important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Puri features a wealth of holy and historic sites that draw in believers and tourists alike.
We've included these beaches for you: Konark Sun Temple and Raghurajpur Artist Village. Jagannath Temple and Govardhan Peetham will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Puri: Durga Narayani Temple (in Ganjam) and Bhubaneswar (Udayagiri Pilgrimage, Ishtadevata Temple Service-Lingaraja Temple, & more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Puri Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Baliharachandi Temple, stroll through Konark Beach, and steep yourself in history at Bedi Hanuman Temple.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Puri day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Alappuzha to Puri takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Alappuzha in December, expect Puri to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Puri

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bhubaneswar, Durga Narayani Temple, Konark Sun Temple
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Konark Sun Temple ©
Konark Sun Temple
Puri Beach ©
Puri Beach
Jagannath Temple ©
Jagannath Temple

6
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Victoria Memorial Hall and Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Get some historical perspective at Park Street and CIMA Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Chandannagar (Chandannagar Church & The Strand). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at South Park Street Cemetery, browse the different shops at Quest Mall, steep yourself in history at Nirmal Hirday (Pure Heart), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalighat Kali Temple.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) road trip website .

Getting from Puri to Kolkata (Calcutta) by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Puri in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kolkata (Calcutta): temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chandannagar
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
South Park Street Cemetery ©
South Park Street Cemetery

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